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Dec 4, 2012 6:30pm PST
the go-ahead for the deployment of patriot missiles to turkey. >> angela merkel warns of turbulent times ahead. >> germany's exports running high as firms continue to ship goods. nato has approved turkey's request for the deployment of patriot anti-missile systems to areas along its border with syria. turkey wants the patriots to help it intercept street fire from syria's civil war. >> the alliance has also expressed its grave concern of reports that syria may be preparing to use chemical weapons against rebel forces. the statement echoes a strong warning issued by u.s. president barack obama on monday. >> more than 40,000 people have been killed since the uprising began in march 2011. here's a look at what the alliance's defense will look like on turkey's border to syria. >> it is designed to detect, intercept, and hit an enemy missile. there are batteries like these stationed in germany. some could be deployed to turkey within weeks. berlin is calling it a legitimate request from a nato ally. >> turkey has already been hit by cross-border mortar fire from syria, so it is understa
Dec 26, 2012 6:30pm PST
a look of the role of german chancellor angela merkel in solving the eurozone debt crisis. >> we will be right back. do not go away. >> welcome back. >> 2012 is coming to an end, and a lot of people in europe will be happy to see the old year out. not a day went by without worrying about the future of europe. >> not just for finance experts. a to was also a tough year for political leaders as they lurch from one crisis summit to another, spending -- spending long as wrangling over the best strategy to solve europe cozy financial crisis. >> as europe's biggest economy, germany naturally had a large say. >> as germany's leader, angela merkel naturally made sure her voice was heard. >> she's the most powerful woman in europe. all eyes were on chancellor and to merkel -- chancellor angela merkel in 2012. the world is looking to germany to lead europe of the economic crisis. merkel discussed in germany's role at the world economic forum in january. >> what we do not want is a situation where we promise something we cannot do. if germany as a representative of europe promises something
Dec 6, 2012 2:30pm PST
seven people. >> chancellor merkel and prime minister netanyahu told talks as frustration grows over israel's planned to expand settlements. >> a legendary brazilian architect dies at the age of 104. >> calm appears to be restored around the presidential palace in cairo. troops were deployed to push back protesters after a violent night of protests saw seven people killed and hundreds wounded. >> protests have spread to other parts of the country as well. egypt has been rocked by a wave of unrest after the president announced a decree, giving him so sweeping powers. >> his move to push through a trap constitution that the opposition rejects has sparked more flames. >> tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo. the elite republican guard, whose job it is to protect the president, says it has deployed the vehicles to keep protesters apart. they are also insuring that demonstrators are kept away from the entrance. in the morning, hundreds of members of the muslim brotherhood made their way towards the palace to show their support for president morsi. more scuffles broke out when th
Dec 3, 2012 2:30pm PST
qualify as a partner for arms deals. >> miss merkel conducts foreign policy holding a weapon in her hands. >> the government takes a different view. the defense minister argued that exports to saudi arabia could help stabilize the situation in the middle east. we spoke to a defense analyst. i asked him how likely it is that saudi arabia could use these german tanks to put down uprisings and crush dissent. >> the boxer tanks which are discussed today are an armored vehicle used for transport purposes, not so much for riot control. it is a german-dutch corp. project. it is used mainly for the transportation to protect against insurgents in afghanistan. it is not designed so much for riot control or to control insurgencies, but more to protect the forces of germany and other countries in the field. >> the opposition is accusing the government of flouting court -- german guidelines. is that fair to say? >> the current policy guidelines for arms export in germany go back to the red green government a couple years ago. the current government is more or less responsible for the current gui
Dec 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
chancellor, angela merkel. nick spicer reports from berlin. >> let us gaze and peer as best we can into the crystal ball of angela merkel's year ahead. as the euro crisis swarlede -- about her, she emerged as perhaps the world's most powerful woman and certainly germany's most popular politician. but 2013 could well be a year of living dangerously for her. they rallied the troops in september. >> we've kept our promise. through our leadership, germany has emerged stronger from the euro crisis than when it entered it. >> merkel repeated, mantra-like, her tough stance on bailouts and the need for belt tightening. but the problem is that even coming in fishs in the elections won't be enough. >> she has a very unstable combination, and in the german political system it's impossible to just dominate everything with one party so she needs a coalition partner and her current one which she would consider to be her favorite coalition partner might disappear from the political scene for one term. >> at this time the lerl doctor eelectric oral arithmetic suggests merkel's new partner after the ele
Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm PST
are hoping that both government and parliament will rally around and support it, too. angela merkel is meeting here in berlin tomorrow with the chief ministers of germany, -- germany's 16 federal states to discuss, amongst other things, this precise issue. i can say that angela merkel -- it is a well-known fact -- she is cautious and cagey about this push for a ban. they remember how a bid to get a previous -- a previous bid to get the party banned in 2003 failed. a repeat of that is precisely the thing that people want to avoid. >> the npd is not a major force in german politics. why the push to ban them now? >> because of the terrible revelations we have had about far-right wing terrorists operating out of eastern germany. you mentioned they killed 10 people, including nine members of the immigrant community. racial hatred was certainly their motive. there are revelations or allegations of links to the npd in the person of a former npd spokesman in tan eastern german state. he will be facing charges of aiding and abetting the murder spree, those nine killings. the link between the po
Dec 30, 2012 2:00pm PST
strong, but their future is intricately tied to the euro zone. 2013 and angela merkel. she faces challenges on the domestic front. a report. >> let us days and look as best as we can into the crystal ball to the year ahead for angela merkel. she emerged as perhaps the world's most powerful woman, certainly germany's most popular politician, but 2013 could well be a year of living dangerously for the german chancellor. at a recent conference, she rallied the troops for an election in september. >> we have kept our promise. through our leadership, germany has emerged stronger. >> she repeated her tough stance on bailouts and the need for budgetary tightening that made her so popular in germany, but her problem is even coming first in the elections will not be enough. >> she has a very unstable coalition. she needs the coalition right now. she is considered to be a favorite coalition partner. >> at this time, the arithmetic suggests that her new coalition partner after the vote will be her biggest political opponent. this would likely signal a shift away from their hardline austerit
Dec 31, 2012 2:30pm PST
merkel in her new year's message. >> first, a look at other stories making headlines around the world. the turkish prime minister has told all loans assyrian refugees the other countries on the brink of a new beginning. they will be replacing president assaad. he was joined by the head of the leader of the opposition coalition. turkey has taken on 150,000 syrian refugees. >> at least 16 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of bomb attacks across iraq. they mainly targeted government officials and police. seven people were killed south of the capital, baghdad. >> india remains in morning two days after the death of a woman who's a gang rape earlier this month shocked the country. many hotels and clubs have closed down in respect of the woman. the rate and death triggered widespread demonstrations. >> rescue teams in colombia are searching for survivors after this varied parts of a road. they believed 20 people may be trapped under the road and there are unconfirmed reports of at least two dead. >> as mentioned, we're going to leave you with chancellor angela merkel'
Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
, right? or how about the reward yesterday with merkel buying alterra? it sounded like german chancellor angela merkel. it's a consolidation allowing merkel to grow and make more money for shareholders. no one laughed when david did that chancellor merkel thing and no one laughed again. thank you. these deals have several things in common. first the acquiring companies aren't waiting for washington to rise above anymore. they're moving their stock and cash and putting it to work. the u.s. economy is simply much stronger than we thought just a few quarters ago. second, these deals show that there are ceos who are willing to give up or share their empires in order to make money for their shareholders. oh, cramer, these people are so rich. i know they're not sacrificing financially. that's not the point. the target ceos will all do well but these guys are empire builders. finally, even as the sale of the finally, even as the sale of the new york stock exchange indicates in a symbolic way that interest in equities are waning, these deals show the companies are listed -- that are listed thems
Dec 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
. current opinion polls favor the incumbent chancellor angela merkel. >> let's look ahead and have the competition is shaping up at the moment. >> according to the latest polls, chancellor merkel and her conservative party can look forward to the new year. approval ratings for the party have hit a five-year high. if parliamentary elections were to take place tomorrow, there would expect 40% of the german vote. germany's second-biggest party, the social democrats, trail far behind. germany's greens and left party would receive 13% and 7% of the vote respectively. they no longer have enough support to form a coalition with the cdu, and just 4% of germans would trust the free democrats with their vote. >> the social democrats and their candidate for chancellor, peer steinbrueck, want a change of direction, the experts say most germans want to stay the course. >> we are not seeing a shift in the national mood like we did in 1998. people really want to change after 16 years of the same coalition. the german people had grown tired of the government, and their votes reflected that. >> but ger
Dec 18, 2012 2:30pm PST
angela merkel was on hand for the opening of a power line between cities in the very north of the country. >> this is all part of germany's goal to try to modernize its power grid and phase out a clear power by the 2020. still, there is opposition. >> i of the german government has its way, the country will soon abound with new power lines like this one. chancellor angela merkel says it represents a milestone in germany's quest to wean itself off fossil fuels and nuclear power -- a milestone because many power lines must follow. >> this is symbolic of the amount of work we have ahead of us. it is a chance to create enthusiasm for the many projects that still have to be built. >> the challenge is to transport energy from wind farms in the country's northern coast to population centers in the south where wind is less dependable. thousands of new transition -- transmission lines have to be built, and the chancellor says they are inevitable. >> if you want renewable energy, you have to pay for more transmission lines. >> not everyone agrees. many citizen groups do not want more overhe
Dec 7, 2012 2:30pm PST
groups say it is largely down to chancellor angela merkel. >> merkel has not use her voice strongly enough, and that is why the situation in the eu is so critical. it is lacking a leader, and effects are being felt everywhere. >> climate experts warn that if emissions do not sink in the coming years, the consequences will be dire. a new climate treaty is due before 2020, but after events in doha, that is looking more unlikely than ever. >> as we saw in that report, the german environment minister is playing a key role in the climate talks. we asked if he thought there would be a breakthrough. >> first of all, we are in the middle of a very, very important and difficult negotiation process. i expect negotiations going on all day and probably all night. we are very much family dependent to achieve as much as we can in the summit. i hope that we will be able to have another commitment perido -- period under the kyoto protocol. i hope as well that we can agree on a road map for negotiations on a new finding instrument for all countries worldwide, and i hope that we can enhance our ambit
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
occupy six of the top 10 spots with germany's chancellor angela merkel and vladimir putin drinking at two and 3. also making the list, bill gates. and pope benedict -- who is now on twitter. and by the way, mr. facebook is not on the list. >> really? >> he dropped off. >> i wonder if steve jobs would have made it? >> there is a lot of power there. the power of letting us know what is going to happen the next couple of days. >> up, down. up down. is a bumpy seven-day forecast in terms of temperatures. i think that is the best way to put it. you mentioned it is good weather for hockey. i want to take you to the rooftop camera. i zoomed in across the river. people are enjoying probably of their lunch breaks. it is actually good weather if you get outside and skates. the last few days, the ice was rather soft. but today, only 41. cooler air -- we do notd. it is very calm at this time. it is light and variable. then it ships southerly. 39 in martinsburg and papers were -- gaithersburg. chilly all across the board. compare that to this time yesterday? look. we are a good 15 degrees cooler n
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
farm. .arry petersen reports. >> reporter: 80-year-old dr. earl merkel has been practicing in rural kansas for more than half a century. >> we had people come to the aror and beg me not to quit. ew deporter: but it's hard recruiting new doctors for the lart of america's heart land. o kansas, 97 of its 105 counties are considered underserved. five counties have no doctor at all. >> it's scary because we don't ysve as many physicians as we need. o reporter: so the university of kansas opened up a branch of its medical school in salina, iat it calls the smallest itdical school in america. it's now on its second class of eight students. >> i cannot wait to bond with the people and feel a sense of belonging. >> reporter: students like julianne rathburn bring one more n ing-- a desire to work in rural america. workou know everybody. everybody knows you. and there's a sense of loyalty and respect. hereeporter: but there is one drawb drawback-- a rural family doctor in america makes on average about $70,000 a year, a specialist, say a cardiologist in a big city like los angeles, earns on av
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am EST
pressure is off, we kind of take it easier. so that's why maybe the skepticism of the madam merkel and the line is justified. >> and we thought it was an unusual move for mario monti to show up with his political throw, berlusconi and the german chancellor merkel were present. a lot of expressions of support for a monti candidacy here. what does this imply? what are people making of this? >> it's one of these things. in all honesty, we thought that the era of berlusconi had been done and dusted and we had opened a new page. but, okay, sometimes there are some comeback kids and berlusconi could be one of them. he did say that if monti would stand, he would resolve his claim to anything, but he wanted to prevent a shift to the left in italy. that's something angela merkel could support. although she might have to face her own transition to the left as we face elections in september. it's hoped mario monti would stand again and would stay in place because clearly that was the sort of work in progress that worked well. down with the euro and italy has to walk its own way. that is not s
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
industrial average. >>> a question for you -- what do the pope, mark zuckerberg and angela merkel all have in common? they are among the voices that matter the most. we'll tell you why coming up in a few moments. >>> a check of the dow jones industrial average, we are off of our best levels of the day but considering the weight that apple is putting on the nasdaq, a lot of people thought that the dow would be negative. we're up 115 points on the trading session and we are above the 13,000 mark. "power lunch" returns in two. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 when the spx crossed above its 50-day moving average, tdd# 1-800-345-2550 i saw the trend. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 it looked really strong. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 and i jumped right on it. tdd# 1-800-345-2550 tdd# 1-800-345-2550 since i've
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Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
in february, german elections not far behind that, has to be seen whether angela merkel can survive that. does that give you cause for concern? >> there is no question about that. every election that has happened in the last two or three years, the incumbent has been evicted from office. you can worry about angela merkel, our guess is she is doing other than the rest of them and will survive, there's plenty to worry about that is what makes overall the market depressed and therefore attractive. ashley: you like the auto sector and insurance, tell us a little bit about that. >> insurance kind of our chicken way of finance. we are not comfortable with the euro banks we think the insurance companies are in much better shape, they came off of catastrophic losses last year so the p/e ratios are a little higher than they appear. not as high as they appear rather. this year or next year's estimate fairly reasonable and they mentioned a four and .5% yield roughly, it is an attractive package. it is on a worldwide upturn in consumer demand is not happening fast. like in this country were all
Dec 14, 2012 6:30pm PST
chancellor angela merkel's cabinet. >> the german and parliament has voted to send patriot missiles to turkey in an attempt to prevent spillover attacks from syria's civil war. and it will be accompanied by up to 400 soldiers expected to be deployed in the coming months. >> germany is to send two patriot missile batteries to turkey by the end of next month. the mandate lasts for one year. the u.s. and the netherlands are also sending patriot to protect turkey from stray missiles. >> the reality is that assad is firing on citizens nearly every day. shells are hitting turkey and have killed a family there. a turkish plane was shot down over the mediterranean, and kassam rockets are being deployed against the civilian population. >> the german government has emphasized that the move is not in anticipation of a possible turkish invasion of syria or a possible no-fly zone. >> we have implemented a number of safeguards, created a series of fire walls, which explicitly state that neither nato nor the federal republic of germany has any interest in becoming directly party to the conflict in sy
Dec 24, 2012 5:30am PST
, he said the president is a man of "1000 merkel." but when pressed about the date -- >> we always have a constitutional of vanity. we have a prestigious competition accord which showed a great ability to interpret any aspect that is necessary. >> in other words, should he want to, the president could very likely obtain an extension from the constitutional court which is stacked by loyalists. all of this if, a big if, he is good enough to remain in office for however long. al jazeera, caracas. been a shootout between police and the gunman in western mexico left 13 dead. a badly wounded in fighting in the state of -- police believe the gunman is connected to major drug cartels. the most powerful pro-gun lobby group in the united states launched a media offensive. the national rifle association has been defending its response to the school shooting that left 26 people dead, including 20 children. john tarrick has more. >> on friday, the national rifle association was blunt about how to stop a mass shootings and you press the issue -- schools. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy wi
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
koepp merkel wegmanchemical weapons t? thank you for coming. what is the risk that we're looking at here with these chemical weapons in syria? >> most have given up chemical weapons years ago. syria is one of the few that still has them and they have breast sophisticated arsenal. hundreds of tons of mustard gas and it has sarin, scud missiles, air dropped bombs, artillery and missiles. you're worried about assad using the weapons and the chaos in a collapsed. >> have you seen this kind of situation before? >> we have never had a situation where a nation state has collapsed with an attack chemical weapons arsenal. the big give them up. this is a libya case with a chemical weapons. a dictator-on about to collapse, most people think it is weeks or months. no clear chain of authority or how to secure the arsenals once assaad is gone. >> we think of president assad's father who used him. what is the risk he might? >> that would be a desperation move which is why the president went public and it was clear. use these and you are signing a death notice but to the regime elements around him.
Dec 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
doctors about things like domestic violence, getting your pabst merkel megyn your mammogram. there are excellent parts where people did not have to pay a copiague -- a copay. and strong healthy women can make healthier families. when i write and speak i like to use the board's health care reform. a lot of the things i recognize are there but we have to take ownership for what we do. and make these changes and do the right thing. tavis: we now those forces that we're against for many decades -- know the forces that we're against for many decades. what are the forces against self care reform? >> education. it is extremely important. it is easy to get seduced into the advertising dollars that are spent for on healthy food. we become mouth . heroes and a couch potatoes. educating, getting screening, if you have been diagnosed with a chronic illness, take the medication. sometimes it is not compliant and a lot of it is living without understanding the long- term repercussions. let's take hypertension that affects women and men. if you go to the dialysis centers, who is sitting there getting
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has met with angela merkel in berlin. he says his government has not given up on peace with palestinians. they agreed to disagree on the question of israeli settlements on the west bank. >> the basis of german-israeli relations are clear and there remain unchanged and they are quite strong enough to sustain such differences of opinion. we are discussing and friends and one must consider whether a certain step taken is helpful in bringing about a two-state solution. we are not in agreement as far as the settlement policy. >> still to come -- >> ♪ >> the war on music in mali. an artist escaping extremist radicals in the north. going south. now to a challenge named the the coldest day journey involving six months of crossing hostile terrain in temperatures of -90 celsius. trekking across antarctica. >> from the thames river, one of the most inhospitable places honored. >> antarctica is bigger than china. >> this is an immense challenge for sir reynolds. >> we take a dogleg that way and it's a $10,000 drop to the coastline. 2000 miles in all and
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> but there's another number thatening la merkel might need to worry about it. 4/5th of germans might be thinking of their electricity bill when they choose their next government. if a long, hard winter brings big bills then she might be paying the price as well. >> venezuela has one of the highest murder rates in the world. crime usually spikes in the days leading up to the new year. >> a man brutally disposes of his pregnant girlfriend. the child is miraculously born in the gutter and rescued. only to have his foster father shot on the street a few years later. he grows up to be a drug king pen obsessed with killing and revenge. the feature film is called "caracas." the two faces of life. but it is far from fiction. in this tiny shop, we find the unlikely director screen play writer and main star of the movie jackson gutierrez. >> the vibration of the shaver produces a light massage that relaxes people and gets them talking about their problems even their darkest secrets. >> the story of one of his clients inspired jackson gutierrez to produce his first short film six years ag
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
success. the leaders of the countries, angela merkel and francois hollande, stood up together in a gesture of unity, prompting more applause. later, barroso priase -- paised the eu's -- praised the eu's democratic principles. >> it is based on the free consent of states to share sovereignty. >> van rompuy said the states should remember those principles now during the debt crisis. he also expressed pride in being a european in his non-native language of german. not all european leaders were there to share the glory. british prime minister david cameron was notably absent. >> we're joined here in the studio by a political scientist from the european council on foreign relations. i would like to ask you to map out for us the reasons why the you got this very prestigious prize -- the eu is very prestigious prize. >> it is the only institution that managed the transition from several non-democracies to democracy. it is the first revolution in history without blood. i think that is largely worth the nobel prize, not counting the decades before or after 1949. >> some say this award is no
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
promotion. the city's merkel on main street campaign is aimed to attract shoppers to -- the city's miracle on main street campaign is aimed to attract shoppers to the area. >> what we are hearing from merchants downtown is that they are more optimistic about this holiday season. they are seeing more foot traffic than ever before. they are optimistic that the sales and promotions will help drive people in. >> the hampton village merchants association been re says that, after black friday and small business saturday, business is up here and he says that the display draws thousands to the neighborhood. >> that makes her body feel hopeful. ideally, the economy will turn around. that will make people more willing to shop and spend money and go out and actually just enjoy themselves. >> we do have a full list of all the fun events going on this holiday season on our website, just click on community calendar. wbal tv 11 news. >> coming up next, we all know johns hopkins university is a world class institution. ahead, how this education jim helps its neighbors. -- education gem
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
dominan los jefes de estado... la segunda en la lista es la alemana angela merkel, el presidente ruso vladimir ptin ocupa la tercera posicion. ---el papa bendicto 16, se encuentra en la quinta posicion. ---el lugar numero 50, lo ocupa el ex presidente bill clinton. cesar ---una estacion de radio australiana se disculpo por haber jugado una mala broma al hospital donde se encuentra recuperando la duquesa de cambridge... take vo ---dos locutores de la radio suplantaron a la reina y al principe carlos en una llamada telefonica realizada al hospital... y en la que solicitabn hablar con kate... ---la llamada se hizo al personal de enfermeria y al parecer recibieron informacion confidencial... --ahora el hospital esta analizando demandar a la radio... ---la duquesa ha estado hospitalizada por tres dias por sufrir malestares producto de su embarazo. blanca ---"citi group" anuncio que recortara mas de 11 mil empleos para reducir sus costos y ahorrar mil 100 millones de dolares al aÑo para el 2014. vo --los trabajos que sufriran el recorte son los de la unidad bancaria al consumidos, tecnolog
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Dec 17, 2012 9:20am EST
. coming up new at 10, germany's chancellor angela merkel says europe will have to work very hard to it maintain its current standard of living. at the top of the hour, find out what she's saying about welfare and here is another development from overseas. we brought you the story last week, french actor gerard depardu, he is leaving home, leaving france because of higher taxes and handed in his passport. now, the french prime minister has some choice words for mr. depardu. he's obviously in the happy with him and find out exactly what he said at ten o'clock eastern time this morning. time is money. 30 seconds, here is what else we've got for you, an in japan, again, a landslide win, so, what's the new prime minister going to do about the world's worst debt problem? print more money and stimulate more, too. build more infrastructure. will that work? we have our own resident japan expert. question, is jeff immelt's cozy relationship with the president costing general electric shareholders money? we will be discussing it. and i lost on friday when i questioned "the washington po " post
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00am PST
in the world. she doesn't give many speeches, she is andrea merkel. think she has done more than anyone in the last year to try to save us from an economic calamity in europe. it's not perfect solution but she has nudged countries to reform. she agreed to some bailouts to keep it going. if the u.s. survives and we all survive it will be thanks to her. >> my people of the year is new york and new jersey and conduct during hurricane sandy. half of them without power, subways, no gas, scenes looked like out of the dresden fire bombing. civilization didn't fall away. there was no crime or violence and things will be look better not morning. it's a testament to resilience and grace under pressure. >> paul: my piss mis go to john roberts for his ruling that the affordable care act is constitutional. he agreed with the four conservatives that the law violated the commerce clause of the constitution which was the
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Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
merkel and chance that legislator of germany. she is trying to save us from an economic calamity in europe. it's not perfect but she has nudges some of these countries toward reform. she agreed on some bailouts to keep it going. if the euro survive it will be thanks to her. >> paul: and she wins reelection? >> absolutely. >> mine to the people of year is people of new york and new jersey with hurricane sandy. half of them without power. subways, no gas, scenes looks like it's out of the dresden fire bombing but civilization did not fall away. there was no crime or violence. people did the best they could and things will look better in the morning. it's a testament to resilience and grace under pressure. >> paul: my miss goes to chief justice john roberts for his ruling that the affordable care act is constitutional. he agreed that it violated the commerce
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Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
merkel. 230 people have died following a massive typhoonn hundreds more are missing. the typhoon slammed in with wind gusts reaching 93 miles per ho hour, tropical cyclone set off a massive landslide claiming hundreds of lives. those with a quick look at the headlines making news this hour. back to lori and melissa. lori: thank you so much. melissa: citigroup christmas present, more layoffs, charlie gasparino has discovered possibly no bonuses for those caught in the cutbacks but it citi alone in making the holiday season a crummy one for please? charlie has more. >> no. morgan stanley and goldman sachs are seriously eyeing layoffs as well. the timing of the 11,000 was pretty interesting. right before christmas and i will get into what that means in a moment. they are not denying it. based on the conditions, a nice way to say you're right on target. we are planning cutbacks. we cannot say how much they're cutting back, but they have been cutting back all year. the fact they are planning more cutbacks means they think the wall street outlook for 2013 is pretty lousy, and i will tell you t
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
for german chancellor angela merkel. a litmus test, alistair, do you think that we can look ahead and see whether or not merkel is going to do well or poorly when she goes to the polls? >> i think markets will be tempted to do that. the key point here, louisa, is that the balance of power in sacksny is also a parallel to the balance of power in germany. it does look like the two main opposition parties could seize power from cdu in lower saxony, despite the fact that they're going to win the plurality. less than 5% in all likelihood, which means they don't get seats in the regional parliament. now, we could see that pattern repeated at the federal level. but at the moment, i have to say opinion polls in germany at the federal level are pointing firmly to a cdu/spd grand coalition after the election next september or october. does it matter? well, you know, a lot of people are saying if we finish up with an spd green government in germany, surely there will be more forgiving of the peripherals, more inclined to be helpful in the eurozone. yes, i think theymight. which is not hugely in
Dec 27, 2012 9:00am EST
lang merkel wants and she's holding the purse strings. she wants to be re-elected and doesn't want any cost of contagion in. the cost on a relative basis is cheap. mexico is the next hot market. almost unnoticed, our southern neighbor becoming an economic stronghold on its own. legal and financial reforms have led to a growing middle class. as china gets more expensive, mexico becomes more competitive in manufacturing. africa disappoints classic emerging markets of russia, brazil and china slow down from their heyday and so-called frontier funds have been started with a focus on the next hot growth area, focusing on africa and many believe now is the time. this is an overgeneralization. the rule of law is not widespread enough in the continent. there is a glimmer of hope such as sun nish sha. countries such as egypt still questionable. we have seen mass rioting there and growing concerns whether the new rule of law and new constitution will effectively protect investors. >> just a few years ago, there were maybe 10 frontier emerging funds. now, there's more than 300. they're the hot th
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
country's efforts to cut its about a along debt. and in germany, merkel is not ruling out the possibility of notifying greece some of its debt once athens finances are in better shape. angela merkel told a german tabloid that the question of the so-called haircut can be revisited. in the past, merkel's government had ruled out forgiving any debt. >> in corporate new, ubs is reportedly close to a settlement. the "new york times" says the swiss bank is expected to pay horn $450 million over claims that some of its employees submitted false libor rates. that's pretty huge story and we will take a look and ten to see what happens with this. also morgan stanley trader is under investigation by cme regulators over trades and treasury futures four years ago. at the time he was employed by goldman sachs. he's now head of global interest rates products at morgan stanley. the probe is aimed at establishing whether hadden's late trades hat manipulate closing prices and made other trades more profitable. also singapore airline says that it is in talks with interested parties to sell its 4
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
quarter, maybe even the first half of 2013. we still have a lot of issues in europe. andrea merkel has to get elected in the second half of next year. that's going to make it difficult for any pro-growth solutions to appear in europe. i think, frankly, i'm not that confident that the market hasn't already positively priced in a fiscal cliff resolution. i think the first half is like a bungee jump. >> so dan, cut through all of that, right. if we could put aside trying to forecast where the s&p is going to be, where the dow is going to be, regardless of where the markets in general are going to be, i believe you have stock picks for us. name what they are and will they be able to perform regardless of the macro environment? >> all right. we are focused on. companies that can grow regardless of what happens in the economy. three stocks we like, one is denbury resources. what's interesting about them is they have hedged their forward sales of oil so the lowest they're going to receive is $80 next year. at those rates, they're going to be a very profitable company. it's a very inexpens
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
from oregon democrat jeff merkel. if you want to filibuster, you can't say 60 vote rule, too bad. can't vote on that. you actually have to go down and hold the floor and talk and talk and talk and talk all night and for days and for weeks. you need to work for it. there is merit to this idea. it would make filibusters harder on the minority. it would make them more transparent to the public. it would make them less likely on popular bills, but it wouldn't reverse the transformation of the senate into a place where 60 votes required to get anything done. so there is a proposal that personally i like better. frankly, it's kind of an ingenious proposal. it recognizes that there is general value in protecting the minority's right to be heard. but in order to protect that right, you don't need to make every vote a 60-vote supermajority. this proposal would in one fell swoop end the 60-vote senate, but it would preserve the interested of lengthy debate. a thnd idea doesn't come from outside group or some young radical. it comes from a long-standing highly respected senator. he chairs a
Dec 6, 2012 10:00am EST
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Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm EST
president barack obama. he's followed in the top five by angela merkel, russian putin, bill gates and pope benedict xvi or at pontfx on twitter. there's an interesting name at number 62 that jumped out, joaquin guzman, the biggest and baddest drug trafficker in the world. he heads the sinaloa cartel. it's interesting they notice the underground economy, and the guy is worth like a billion dollars. he's a big reason for a lot of the cocaine, heroin and marijuana in america. >> wields a lot of power. >> i wonder what else he does. >> heroin, cocaine, marijuana. multiple industries. it's proof to me, i think, that the war on drugs has xleecomple failed if an illegal drug trafficker is in the top 60. he's been on the list since 2009, so they've known about him. it's ridiculous this soort of person would be on the list, but then it calls into question the nature of power. yes, he has this power in terms of the drug economy, but he can't just go anywhere. he's in control of the space he's in, unless there's bodyguards around him. when he goes to restaurants he locks the door and takes the cell p
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